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colleague, ted poe, a cowboy boot-wearing conservative republican from texas could agree on, you would have said, not much. today we are partners in an issue, however, that makes sense regardless of your politics. ensuring sustainable equitable access of clean water for nearly 800 million women, men and children who don't have it and 2.5 billion without the most basic sanitation services. ted poe and i think that politics should stop with water. that's why today we're introducing the paul simon water for the world act of 2013. since congress passed the paul simon water for the poor act in 2005, the united states has become a global leader in efforts to increase access to clean water and sanitation, developing and implementing some of the most innovative approaches to help those in greatest need. we must not only maintain this progress but work to further refine and focus the efforts at usaid and the department of state by enacting the world act. we are committed because dirty water and lack of sanitation fects all areas of development assistance. especially the case when it comes to women a
is already suing texas to stop its new voter id law and reports say that north carolina's extreme voting restrictions will likely be next in line for attorney general eric holder, who also spoke on saturday. >> we must remember generations who carry themselves on a day-to-day basis with great dignity in the face of unspeakable injustice. but for them, i would not be attorney general of the united states and barack obama would not be president of the united states of america. this struggle must and will go on in the cause of our nation's quest for justice. until every eligible american has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules, or practices. >> the thousands who came out this weekend are ready to continue that quest for justice. >> we're on our way to north carolina. we're on our way to texas. we're on our way to florida. and when they ask us for our voter id, take out a photo of medgar evers, take out a photo of goodman, cheney and take out a photo of viola louisa. they gave their lives so we could vote. look at this
. these are just rough numbers, about a million new jobs in the state of texas in the last five years. roughly a million lost jobs in california. that is amazing. points is what we are seeing right now is one of the great wealth transfers in american history geographically from states like california that don't get it right, my home state of illinois that don't get it right and states that do get it right like texas. this is one reason to be bullish on the future of texas. the interesting thing is texas and california are the two highest immigration states. the tax system is a much better job of economically assimilating immigrants so they are successful here. tell a foreign more of a welfare invites immigrants and the welfare system at a much higher pace than texas does. people come to texas, in my opinion, for jobs. people come to california for welfare grade i think you see the differing economic outcomes as a result. texas is the model other states should be emulating. see that entire event coming up today at 5:00 eastern. live at 7:00, c-span will host a town hall looking at immigration a
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. the name of the team, kicked grass. that's what they said. >>> now espn saying texas a&m quarterback johnny manziel got paid $7,500 to sign 1500 items. the ncaa is investigating if johnny football violated rules. >>> yu darvish dominates in texas, a no-hitter through seven innings. but then houston's carlos corporan gets a home run. for the second time since april, houston spoiling a darvish perfect game. he still gets the win with 15 strikeouts. texas, 2-1, there. >>> oakland's last-minute trade for alberto colapso. the a's down one and then hits in two runs. they pull the fat out of the fire. oakland over toronto. >>> hey, you know, i'm a four-time mvp, two-time champion, gold medalist. why not president of the nba players association? miami's lebron james was considering that but decided no because he can't give 100%, he says. i heard james is now considering the job of king of the world. >>> take you to flight school now. clear the wood. old man on deck. jeans on. who is that? 50-year-old michael jordan with the dunk. what do you think? comeback? >>> i'm a big niners fan but would i do
in houston, texas, he says there is no doubt that they were used, were these chemical weapons, and there is little doubt who used them. >> for we know that the syrian regime, the only ones who have the weapons have used chemical weapons multiple times in the past, have the means of delivering those weapons, have been determined to wipe out exactly the places that were attacked by chemical weapons. >> all indications point to a cruise missile attack of some sort, perhaps arias sets, allied arias sets as well. we don't know when or who, that coalition is still forming. we don't know what the end goal is. all we do know is what jay carney said today. we know what it's not. >> we are also very much engaged in an effort to support the opposition in its struggle with the assad regime, as the assad regime continues to try to massacre it's a own people in an effort to maintain power. and it's our firm conviction -- [ inaudible ] but this deliberation and the actions that we are contemplating are not about regime change. >> of course two years ago, president obama called for assad to g
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. severe storms around the texas panhandle. scattered showers from south dakota to minnesota. thunderstorms for much of the east coast. and in the west, from new mexico, to colorado. >> mostly 80s in the rockies. 70s in the upper midwest. 90s in the southeast. 80s from boston to atlanta. >>> still ahead, a star-studded dispute. which actor left the movie set because he wasn't getting $3 million for less than a week of work? >>> plus, an international manhunt is under way, after investigators say a teenage girl was abducted from her own home. this morning, the plea from her father. >>> and reducing the risk of dementia. what doctors are saying about a connection between alzheimer's and your blood sugar level. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast, i need all the help i can get. that's why i like nutella. mom, what's the capital of west virginia? charleston. nutella is a delicious hazelnut spread my whole family loves. mom, have you seen my -- backpack? nutella goes great on whole-wheat toast or whole-grain waffles. and its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple i
, former ambassador to syria, and dean of the george bush school at texas a&m university. ambassador crocker, good to talk to you. from the speech today from the secretary of state, have we reached a point where the politics have moved ahead of the actual investigation? >> i think the push for military action is clearly growing, and in terms of the investigation, as secretary kerry noted, what the inspectors may be able to determine is whether chemical weapons were used. the secretary said they will not take a position on who used them. so i think we can all kind of o here. the rebels don't have this type of equipment, and the regime does. the investigation will tell us what we know. chemical agents were used. they won't tell us who used them. >> the secretary also mentioned that the united states has evidence of this attack, evidence that may not be in the hands or won't get to the hands of the investigators. before any action is taken, does the case need to be made? the evidencary case need to be a made in terms of putting all cards on the table. >> i think it needs to be made. it
a shot at getting elected as the next governor of texas. dylan byers, media critic for politico will be here to talk about "the washington post" purchase and michael, democratic strategist will take a look at the kentucky race and others. but first... >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> here's what's making news. america's children are slimming down. for the first time in decades, we can say our children are not getting fatter. a study from the cdc that examined the nation's preschoolers found in 18 states, the obesity rate is actually falling. that's the good news. the bad news is the obesity rate held steady in do states. some of the states, ten states overall were examined due to the way data is collected. but a lot of people are crediting michelle obama's let's move campaign for this good news. it certainly helps keep the weight off. >> bill: she's got to get some credit for that. and just raising awareness of the problem. >> absolutely. that's the good news. >> bill: a lot of republicans are beating up on her saying this is silly. no, this is a serious problem.
attorney general of california, governor of maryland, from texas, and locally, there is a great guy, a commissioner of california. these are all candidates who will be speaking to racial and economic justice. >> all the candidates you mentioned were democratic candidates. caller: that is my party. correct. >> thanks for calling. susan is on our independent line. who do you like there out there as a future independent. caller: the only one who has been honest is rand paul. also, his father, ron paul. what a combination. only has been honest in the things that have been brought up and giving credit where credit is due and saying, if we want to change anything, we have to go to congress. they are the only ones i have heard for the last years that have been honest. so, that is just my opinion. >> senator rand paul is on your screen. critical today of president obama's decision to postpone the military exercise with egypt, making the announcement earlier. we will show you the president's comments later on in the headline. they write senator paul says the law is very clear. "mr. president
announced thursday it's-- it's going to sue texas over the id laws in the state requiring voters to show proper identification before getting in the voting booth. the justice department claims the law discriminates against minorities and serves as an impassable roadblock violating the 14th and 15th amendments. in a statement eric holder says we will not allow the supreme court decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue mer yews that suppress voting rights. -- measures to suppress voting rights. in a separate case the justice department will file a motion to intervene in a lawsuit challenging texas' redistricting laws. >>> bradley manning says he felt he has been a female since childhood and he wants people to now refer to him as chelsea. the former army intelligence analyst returned to fort leavenworth on thursday to serve out a 35 year sentence for leaking classified documents. military says they will not provide him with hormones necessary to change his gender but manning's attorney deman the prison give it to him. >> if they don't i will do everything in my power t
for you now and many parents have web cams to keep young children safe. up next what a texas father said he heard coming from his child's bedroom and this can serve as warn warning to all parents out there. also, one person is dead and cars and homes damage and destroyed. this is a horrible scene coming out of colorado. many scenes like this could be feared for days to come for what's being done to clean up good morning maryland continues in a moment. news time 5:34. so you can get cash back on all your purchases. so you can use your cash back... to follow your dream. so you... can save the day. chase freedom. so you can. >>> a veg story those living in pigtown are angry after the neighborhood is hit by what they say is a pair of burglars. the crimes are so upsetting the neighbors because they say police are slow to respond to the calls and abc2 news roosevelt leftwich is live counsel town-- downtown with more. they are exactly. in fact it's been a week of frustration for people-- they are talking about police not responding for hours. >> reporter: exactly in fact it's been a week of fru
. texas is a lot different in make up than new jersey. in new jersey democratic registration far outnumbers republican. the fact that he's doing so well as a soon-to-be governor up for reelection proves he is able in an area now in our country where we're seeking bi-partisanship, he's been able to do it with a record of having a senate and an assembly of democratic leadership as governor. he's been able to lead democrats as well, so this is a strength of chris christie's, not a weakness. > weakness. >> eric: speaking of democrats, hillary clinton. what do you prognosticate a chris christie-hilllhillary clin battle will be like. >> that will not come to fruition because the country is clintoned out. you had a community organizer come out of nowhere and take her in the democratic primary. i think she's much weaker in 2016 than she was in 2008. >> eric: what, joe biden? >> i would pray if joe biden as a republican is their nominee. i don't see joe biden being in contention at all. i think there are other democrats that have yet even to be talked about that like barack obama could sp
by seattle over texas tonight. instead the worst-case scenario happened. it was yoenis cespedes bobble head night. former oakland fan-favorite swisher never got a bobble head doll, but takes this out for a solo home run on straily. a's had more greatest defensive plays. redick makes the catch and to 3rd to get stubbs. that is a great double play. rediac is a gold en glove winner. a's work a run in the 6th and danielson scores redick to make it 3-1, but that was the a's first of three hits in the game and only run tonight. let's dazzle you with some more defense. carlos santana think he has a single, but to the rescue -- at least cleveland is fighting for a playoff spot themselves. indians win 7-1 and oakland trails texas by a game and a half. that is because king felix and the seattle marinerses got sent to cellblock tonight. rangers win 15-3 and texas leads oaklandpy a game and a half. >>> giants finally find someone to pick on, miami, the worst name in the national league and this is how it's going for the marlins, their pitcher alvarez tries to bump, but the bat hits it in midair and it'
show business in those other states and i don't care. >> buck, texas came in first for the state people would like to see kicked out of the union. is it wise to mess with texas? i am told 245 is a bad thing to do. >> you don't mess with texas. th is a business insider poll. business insider with a lot of finance guys so watch msnbc. yes, i said. it that's why you get a skewed thing with the hatred toward texas. they nailed massachusetts. when you are on a date with a girl in massachusetts she said we will ride in your car and we will maybe have some popcorn afterwards. it is over. a southern accent adds three points and a boston accent takes two away. >> some say since you are not a real american i should skip you on the story. i would gre with them, but unfortunately we have to fill an hour. >> i agree as well. i will just get in trouble because i am a guest in your country and then if i insult it it is over. i am a, noer now though and i can say new yorkers are rude and arrogant. however, i was just finishing up my new book and this particular chapter is about sex. apparently mississi
. >> military jury today convicted major hassan of premeditated murder dear in texas. jury took 6 thundershowers find him guilty of all 45 charges he faced. massacre left 13 people dead. 30 wondered it was the deadl deadliest attack on military base now faces the death sentence. hassan acted as own attorney during the trial but did he not call any witnesses or testify. >> military jury near seattle today sentenced army staff sergeant robert bale to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the march 2012 massacre of 16 afghan civilia civilians. >> jury chose the stiffest possible sentence after bale n june t8s this took the death penalty off the table. >> san diego mayor has agreed to step down from office over a sexual harassment scandal. city council voted 7-zero to accept the deal for bob filner resignation. brandy hit has more on today decision. >> that the point would i like to turn about. >> it's the end of the road for embattled san diego mayor bob filner. >> the mayor has rae signed effective on august 30. 2013. >> city has accepted the signe
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will take it down another 0.15%. we are north of the 13th largest economy in the world in texas, so you have to remain competitive. if you want people to invest more, if you allow people to keep more of their money, we know as conservatives, they will either suspended or save it and invest, which is good for the county. we overhauled our worker compensation system. we have some of the highest rates in the nation as well as in the region. we revamped our system, moving from an antiquated system, moving to a new system that will essentially safe employers, people who create jobs, 15% to 20% on their premiums every year. people always say, stop talking about social problems. i think that is nonsense. you take every social issue known to man, whether it is high incarceration rates, drug and substance abuse issues -- i think they can all be traced to one key ingredient, and that is the breakdown of the family unit. this year in oklahoma we said we would do things to promote the family, going on a campaign to express why strong families are not as good for society, they are good for the economy, a
you texans call up, because this administration was responsible for the annexation of texas. the tylers have a lot of children. >> it is what kept them apart for a great deal of their married lives. john tyler was constitutionally incapable of being out of public office. he was addicted to it so left her at home to run the family, to run the business, and to continue to manage this incredible group of children they had almost from the very start. >> running their plantation would have been how large an operation? >> one of the issues is a are always on the very edge of solvency, so they never live one place more than 10 years. they are always moving around. they own between 30 and 35 slaves, and they are growing wheat and corn for about 600 acres to 900 acres, and that is between plantations. they then moved to the other side of virginia, so they are continuing to try to figure out a way during these striking economic changes to the country and go into what is going on in 1837, to find a way they can keep their heads above water, and with john tyler gone for so long and so o
in texas. and the support she's receiving after this video went online and went viral. >>> let's start this morning with the first of the ocean's 16 to step forward. her name is susan nichol. she is part of that pool of maintenance workers that hit the powerball this week. this story, a huge blast of hope for a community that was hit very hard by superstorm sandy. and aditi roy is all over the story. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this lottery winner may be part of ocean 16. but she's on cloud nine. she revealed her identity to the public. and why she's not leaving her job just yet. this morning, we're hearing from one of ocean 16 for the first time, the county workers that won big in wednesday's $448.4 million powerball jackpot, has protected their anonymity until now. >> i'm still up in the clouds. >> reporter: new jersey native, susan nichols, says she wouldn't believe it when she and 15 fellow workers hit all five numbers and the powerball. >> my co-worker shook me. we did win. >> reporter: until friday night, the only thing we knew about the county government workers, is that no
and texas are giving the state sponsored discount this weekend. connecticut will get it next weekend. earlier this month, a dozen other states took part. retailers are as delighted as con superstormers. >> shirt -- >> shirt. >> pants -- >> pants. >> especially in this economy. every bit helps. >> reporter: are you excited to go back? >> yeah. >> reporter: total sales could top $42 billion, and parents say every penny save makes a difference. >> i looked forward to that growing up in texas as well. thanks for the story. >>> exciting news surrounding the mona lisa mystery. who is the face on one of the most famous paintings in the world? the model for the masterpiece? scientists think her identity could be revealed through dna testing. >> she appears larger from the left -- >> reporter: the clue to unlocking one of art's biggest secrets is so ground breaking, you might expect to find tom hanks from the da vinci code on the scene. instead it's a real-life team of researchers on the edge of finally answering who is that woman with the smile in the mona lisa? for centuries, historians and
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como california, colorado, florida, georgia, illinois, carolina del norte, texas y arkansas. clarissa martinez, con. nac. de la raza aunque el congreso esta en receso no ha habido descanso alguno en cuestion al tema migratorio. sabemos que en todos los distritos se han esparcido las fuerzas pro reforma para no quitar el dedo del renglon y asegurarse que los lideres republicanos no piensen que estar fuera de dc iba a haber vamos a una pausa, pero sabe usted si es mejor comprar una computadora o tableta? al regresar... le tendremos algunos consejos.. y en el tiempo, esperamos temperaturas maximas entre los 87 grados, enterese cuando se incrementa la probabilidad de lluvias, despues de la pausa... maria rosa, continua la semana laboral y hemos tenido temperaturas calidas, brisa ligera y cielo parcialmente soleado... actualmente tenemos una temperatura maxima de 87 grados con cielo nublado y viento soplando desde el sur a 10 millas por hora... esta noche esperamos una temperatura minima de 71 grados... maÑana miercoles esperamos una temperatura maxima de 87 grados, minimas en los 73 gra
a national trend. several days of tax-free back to school shopping. georgia, massachusetts and texas are giving the state sponsored discount this weekend. connecticut will get it next weekend. earlier this month, a dozen other states took part. retailers are as delighted as consumers. >> shirt -- >> shirt. >> pants -- >> pants. >> shoes -- >> shoes. especially in this economy, every little bit helps. >> reporter: are you excited to go back? >> yeah. >> reporter: total sales could top $42 billion, and parents say every penny saved makes a difference. >> i looked forward to that growing up in texas as well. thanks for the story. >>> exciting news surrounding the centuries-old mona lisa mystery. who is the face on one of the most famous paintings in the world? the model for the masterpiece? scientists think her identity could be revealed through dna testing. here's abc's kirit. >> she appears larger from the left -- >> reporter: the clue to unlocking one of art's biggest secrets is so ground breaking, you might expect to find tom hanks from "the da vinci code" on the scene. instead it's
, florida, georgia, illinois, carolina del norte, texas y arkansas. clarissa martinez, con. nac. de la raza aunque el congreso esta en receso no ha habido descanso alguno en cuestion al tema migratorio. sabemos que en todos los distritos se han esparcido las fuerzas pro reforma para no quitar el dedo del renglon y asegurarse que los lideres republicanos no piensen que estar fuera de dc iba a haber vamos a una pausa, pero sabe usted si es mejor comprar una computadora o tableta? al regresar... le tendremos algunos consejos.. y en el tiempo, esperamos temperaturas maximas entre los 87 grados, enterese cuando se incrementa la probabilidad de lluvias, despues de la pausa... nas tardes mario, maria rosa, continua la semana laboral y hemos tenido temperaturas calidas, brisa ligera y cielo parcialmente soleado... actualmente tenemos una temperatura maxima de 87 grados con cielo nublado y viento soplando desde el sur a 10 millas por hora... esta noche esperamos una temperatura minima de 71 grados... maÑana miercoles esperamos una temperatura maxima de 87 grados, minimas en los 73 grados y una lev
therapy facility in texas. the 54-year-old was hospitalized for a heart infection last month. he later had a stroke and had brain surgery. he was in bad, bad shape. it is amazing he's out of the hospital now. >>steve: meanwhile, a new report slams attorney general eric holder for giving deceptive and misleading testimony about the targeting of members of the media including fox news's own james rosen. elizabeth pran is joining us with the latest on the slapdown from capitol hill. >> yesterday was a very stunning day on capitol hill. house judiciary committee republicans confirmed eric holder misled congress by giving deceptive testimony of the james rosen case. this 70 page report was accompanied by a letter by lawmakers written to president obama calling for a, quote, change in leadership at the justice department. those lawmakers say holder assured the public and the media the potential prosecution of the reporter was something he never contemplated or even heard of. just days later the original rosen was revealed and holder did approve rosen as a suspect in order to seize his e-mails. i
. >> bill: he has to be from texas. where is he from? >> i think he's from florida. >> he knows something about tanning. and he says that the affordable care act tax on tanning as part of a comprehensive package to pay for all of the benefits. there is a tax on some 2.5% or something. he says well, you know, boehner should really take this to the people. boehner who we all know loves to tan. >> bill: i was going to say if anybody is upset about this, it is john boehner. >> that he should argue that it is racist against white people. >> yeah, sure. because now they're going to have to pay a little extra for that orange glow. >> bill: others who are not caucasian don't have to pay. >> they're at a big advantage. >> bill: racist tax. >> i still love how president obama at one of the us who correspondents meeting said he and john bainer have a lot of things in common. they're both people of color. >> bill: it is a color not seen on the planet. >> not naturally occurring. >> bill: john boehner is the only member be of congress to have a tanning bed in his own office, right? >> i'm sure. actual
. michael toe mack second and jim moore is director of progress texas, a political action committee. he was also co-author of "bush's brain." let's talk about this thing now with ted cruz. let's take a look at what happened last night and what happened there. let's talk about republicans by the way, before we get to some of the pictures who care about winning in the future, some of the extreme tactics by people like ted cruz and others like threatening government shutdown in order to defund the affordable care act makes them nervous. mike murphy, here's what he told the washington post. the party, the republican party is acting as if the entire world is a gop primary. that is a very dangerous way to operate. we have massive image problems with the greater electorate. and the silly antics of the purist wing are making our dire problems even worse. mike murphy is a smart guy. what's cruz up to. >> running for presidency. >> winning the presidency on the hardest right we've seen. >> i wouldn't put him past winning the nomination. he's a very swud guy. he had 1,000 people there last night.
and carried out the attack in 2009 at that post in texas. he's never even disputed it. while he's been representing himself throughout the trial, he's had very little to say, put up no defense virtually, just about the only words spoken today were, "the defense chooses not to make a closing statement." the 13-member jury needs only a 2/3 majority to find major hassan guilty of the charges, but if they want the military to execute him they will have to all be on board. casey stegall with the news tonight. casey? >> every single person on that panel is a senior ranking army official, an officer, a rank in fact of major or higher. they were carefully selected, you'll remember, at the beginning of july from u.s. army posts all around the world. they have not been sequestered since this court martial began on august 6th, but clearly instructed not to read anything about this extremely high-profile case, watch any news reports about it or talk with anyone about their involvement. at this hour they're going through the long list of 45 charges, 13 premeditated murder for those who died, and 39
a possible death sentence. nbc's mark potter joins me live now from ft. hood, texas. mark, good afternoon. what can you tell us about this verdict? >> reporter: well, hi, mara. that verdict came after about seven hours of deliberations by the u.s. army jury panel. as you said, they found nidal hasan guilty of all charges. they reached that verdict unanimously. he was found guilty of 13 counts of premeditated murder, 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder. hasan showed no signs of emotion in the courtroom. family members were there. they were silent, as instructed by the judge, but some of them were in tears. hasan, who never offered up a defense, never gave a closing statement, now faces a sentencing hearing beginning here at ft. hood on monday at 9:00 a.m. 13 membof the family members, e one of them representing the 13 people killed in that rampage, will be allowed to speak to the panel. the government will also have some expert witnesses. the most important point is that prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty. the other option is life in prison. we do not know in nidal hasan
story on tv and online. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. ♪ >>> a new development monday at america's once mighty retailer jcpenney. bill akman is dumping his shares in the company, 39 million of them. last week i told you how he used his influence to bring in ron johnson to remake jcpenney. now it's stock is down more than 30% this year alone. ron johnson is long gone, and akman has pie in his face, so he is selling his shares. so the saga of one of america's great retail icons continues. let's talk about water. the battle over water is forcing s
now? tremendous. >>anna: we miss you. >>tucker: you're in dallas, texas. what are you doing there? >>brian: this is the seventh patriot golf day. as you guys know and hopefully you know at home, this day people go out anywhere you golf to participate in clubs, and a portion of the proceeds of the green fees on that day go to the families of the fallen. major dan rueny, put it together. president bush said i want to take part when i'm out of office. this will be the third year of the last four years that president bush has taken part. he's tpw-g to be joining us in -- he's going to be joining us in about two and a half hours, his first interview since his heart operation when he took a routine exam on august 6 and found out you've got a blockage, we've got to fix that. we'll have a drive. lee thevino will be here. falls of honor was put together to give scholarships for families of those wounded in battle. executives and people like you give on a regular basis. families have to move on and get on and the financial resources are not there in many cases. you have success stories. you
of texas in the last five years. roughly one million lost jobs in california. that is amazing. in fact, one of the points that we make, we are writing a book on this, it's the theme right now is one of the great transfers in american history geographically from states like california that don't get it that is notme state a right, and then states like texas, this is one reason to be really bullish on the state of texas. texas and california are the two highest immigration states. one of the interesting things is that texas does a much, much better job in my opinion of economically assimilating immigrants so that they are successful here. of aornia is much more welfare state. it indoctrinates immigrants into the welfare system at a much higher pace than texas does. people come to texas, in my opinion, for jobs. people go to california for welfare. so you are seeing, i think, the differing economic outcomes of a result of this. texas is the model that other states should be in your lading. -- in your lading. -- emulating. >> you can see the entire interview at 5:00 p.m. eastern. later, the sen
this rain yet. houston, there are some areas of texas that desperately need rain and we have been watching that tropical low, still looks like it could clip the south end of texas. a little good news at the end there. >> ginger zee, thank you. >>> now to the string of bear attacks tonight. nearly half a dozen attacks in the last 48 hours. several people injured. among them a little girl. the first attack in yellowstone national park. another one, 70 miles in idaho. another attack in colorado. just tonight, word of a rescue in alaska. a mauling in the middle of the evening. they wore night-vision goggles to find him. abc's linzie janis tonight. >> reporter: this 12-year-old was going for a jog, training for her favorite sport when she came across a bear. >> and she had seen a bear out of the corner of her eye. >> reporter: her grandfather said she started to run faster but the black bear like this one chased her. >> started running again and he came up behind her again and knocked her down. >> reporter: at one point, abigail tried to play dead and but she did the best thing she could do --
today but anywhere you see this much yellow across oklahoma, the panhandle of texas and across southeastern areas of missouri and parts of arkansas, get ready for severe weather and more rain. i tell you what, alisyn, we don't really change this pattern and below that rain, it's hot and will continue to see heat advisories in effect. will continue to feel like 105, 110 for a lot of people here. and to the north, that's where the rain is. these two stories happening at the same time, this pattern not breaking at all likely all the way through the weekend. >> scary weather out there, rick. thanks for the alert for people watching. >>> there are new developments overseas in yemen, reports of two u.s. drone strikes killing at least nine al qaeda militants coming more than a week after u.s. intelligence reportedly intercepted a message between yemeni terrorists and the leader of the global al qaeda network. there have been at least seven suspected u.s. drone strikes in yemen in just the past ten days. the nation remains on high alert after authorities revealed a terrorist plot to ta
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